Just Some Encouragement…. #MentalHealth #SuicidePrevention #EndSuicide

Every time I set out to write for YNF addressing mental health/illness and suicide, I seem to draw a blank, which is weird because it use to be so easy… A part of me felt like since I didn’t have much support for the task of preventing suicide and addressing mental health matters that I … More Just Some Encouragement…. #MentalHealth #SuicidePrevention #EndSuicide

My #Suicide Letter #MentalHealth #MHBlog #SaveALife #TriggerWarning

Dear YOU, I’ve finally had enough of you bullying me… bringing me down… abusing me and leading me to abuse myself… telling me I won’t amount to anything and that no one will ever love me. I’m tired of over-thinking everything and taking others’ actions personally. I’m done with thinking that I’m not good enough … More My #Suicide Letter #MentalHealth #MHBlog #SaveALife #TriggerWarning

Doing Things Differently… #MentalHealth #MHblog #depression

I’m a “cut to the chase” kind of girl. People say that’s rare or that I think like a man because of that, I say there’s no point in dragging out things when you can expedite the process and finish strong. If there are one or more solutions, lets get to them. And when you … More Doing Things Differently… #MentalHealth #MHblog #depression

What Is This All For? The Reprise #mentalhealth #MHblog #suicideprevention

I’m sure that if you are on Twitter you have seen posts like: -RT if you are feeling unloved -RT if you self harm -RT if you are lonely -RT if you want to be accepted as you are -RT if you have been bullied -RT if you are suicidal and the like. What I … More What Is This All For? The Reprise #mentalhealth #MHblog #suicideprevention

Gratitude: Thanksgiving Edition #my3thanks #MHblog #positive

Expressing my gratitude is long overdue, but I am also thankful that it took me this long. Sometimes you have to really figure out why you are thankful for something in order to express it, so here are three things I am most thankful for this year. 1. In September, I got opportunity to experience … More Gratitude: Thanksgiving Edition #my3thanks #MHblog #positive

The Cycle, Part 86531 #MHblog #mentalhealth #depression

I have grown to believe that the series of events that come along side a depressive episode are QUITE ridiculous. Here’s what happens: 1) Depression. 2) I am encouraged to be open about said depression or to go do something fun/get over it, depending on who I’m talking to. 3) Person on other side of … More The Cycle, Part 86531 #MHblog #mentalhealth #depression

#Suicide is NOT Freedom #preventsuicide #nostigmas #mentalhealth

I have heard (more than I ever want to) from some that suicide is freedom. Suicide is death, so that means if suicide is freedom, death is freedom (according to the math). Let’s unpack that for a second. To make sure I got this right I looked up the definition of freedom, knowing that word … More #Suicide is NOT Freedom #preventsuicide #nostigmas #mentalhealth